New staff profiles for academic year 16/17

Below is a list of all new staff profiles that we have created for the academic year 2016-2017.

If you are a member of College of Arts and Law academic staff and don't yet have a public profile, please contact the web team (artswebteam@contacts.bham.ac.uk).

You can also view an expanded version of this list with research interests.

Dr Hannah Boast

Dr Hannah Boast

Teaching Fellow in Contemporary and Postcolonial Literature

Department of English Literature

Dr Emily Buffey

Teaching Fellow in Early Modern Literature

Department of English Literature

Dr Rebecca Catto

Dr Rebecca Catto

Assistant Professor, Kent State University, USA
Honorary Fellow, Edward Cadbury Centre

Department of Theology and Religion

Dr Louise Curran

Dr Louise Curran

Lecturer in Romanticism and Eighteenth-Century English Literature

Department of English Literature

Dr Adam Dighton

Dr Adam Dighton

Teaching Fellow in the History of Warfare

Department of History

Dr Eleanor Dobson

Dr Eleanor Dobson

Lecturer in Nineteenth Century Literature

Department of English Literature

Dr Victoria Flood

Lecturer in Medieval and Early Modern Literature

Department of English Literature

Laura Ford

Laura Ford

Postgraduate Teaching Associate

Birmingham Law School

Dr Matthew Geary

Dr Matthew Geary

Teaching Fellow in Twentieth-Century Literature

Department of English Literature

Professor Andrew Ginger

Chair of Spanish
Head of School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

Department of Modern Languages

Dr Jessica Johnson

Dr Jessica Johnson

Lecturer in the Anthropology of Africa

Department of African Studies and Anthropology

Dr Toria Johnson

Dr Toria Johnson

Lecturer in Early Modern Literature

Department of English Literature

Dr Jai Mackenzie

Dr Jai Mackenzie

Teaching Fellow

Department of English Language and Linguistics

Dr Ben Mechen

Dr Ben Mechen

Teaching Fellow in Modern British History

Department of History

Dr Mo Moulton

Dr Mo Moulton

Lecturer in the history of race and empire

Department of History

Dr Chris Mourant

Dr Chris Mourant

Lecturer in Early Twentieth-Century English Literature
Co-Director of the Centre for Modernist Cultures

Department of English Literature

Dr Saima Nasar

Dr Saima Nasar

Teaching Fellow in the History of Race and Culture in Twentieth Century Britain and America

Department of History

Dr Terri Ochiagha

Dr Terri Ochiagha

Honorary Research Fellow

Department of African Studies and Anthropology

Dr Amanda Patten

Dr Amanda Patten

Lecturer in Historical Linguistics

Department of English Language and Linguistics

Dr Asha Rogers

Dr Asha Rogers

Lecturer in Contemporary Postcolonial Literature

Department of English Literature

Dr Gregory Salter

Dr Gregory Salter

Lecturer in History of Art

Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies

Canon Dr Andrew Smith

Canon Dr Andrew Smith

Director of Interfaith Relations for the Bishop of Birmingham
Honorary Fellow, Edward Cadbury Centre

Department of Theology and Religion

Dr Simon Smith

Dr Simon Smith

Lecturer in Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama

Shakespeare Institute

Dr Will Smith

Dr Will Smith

Visiting Lecturer in Canadian Studies

Department of English Literature

Dr Rachel Sykes

Dr Rachel Sykes

Lecturer in Contemporary American Literature

Department of English Literature

Dr Zoë Thomas

Dr Zoë Thomas

Lecturer in the History of 19th Century Britain and the Wider World

Department of History

Dr Richard Todd

Dr Richard Todd

Lecturer in Islamic Studies

Department of Theology and Religion

Dr Sophia Vasalou

Dr Sophia Vasalou

Birmingham Fellow in Philosophical Theology

Department of Theology and Religion

Professor Wolfgang Vondey

Professor Wolfgang Vondey

Professor of Christian Theology and Pentecostal Studies
Director, Centre for Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies

Department of Theology and Religion

Dr Matthew Ward

Dr Matthew Ward

Lecturer in Nineteenth-Century Literature

Department of English Literature

Michael Wear

Michael Wear

Founder, Public Square Strategies LLC
Honorary Fellow, Edward Cadbury Centre

Department of Theology and Religion